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Harry Houdini

3.64 of 5 stars 3.64  ·  rating details  ·  14 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Meet Harry Houdini - the most famous magician of all time. Harry performed many daring and astounding tricks still talked about today, including dangerous underwater escapes. Harry started his life in poverty but as a child got his own trapeze and performed for the neighborhood kids, calling himself "Prince of the Air." He went on to become one of the most famous people in ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2009 by Kids Can Press (first published August 10th 2005)
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The life and career of the world’s most famous escape artist are detailed in this slim but fact-packed voume. Engrossing text moves smoothly and is presented in a graphically-appealing format alongside intriguing photographs of Houdini on and off stage. Publicity posters of the day and quotes from the magician himself add interest. A timeline of Houdini’s life, an index, and a list of Houdini museums are included. This look at a fascinating man is a first-purchase for elementary and middle schoo ...more
I like it since Houdini is good at getting out of stuff and he did a show at the Majestic Theater in Detroit where I live.
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mmm...didn't realized Harry Houdini died the way he did...did you?
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Elizabeth MacLeod was born on October 21 in Toronto. As a child Liz liked to read Nancy Drew and Anne of Green Gables books, swim, sing, dance, and hang out with her friends. Encouraged by her parents, she began writing stories and poetry for her own enjoyment at the age of 10, her favorite subjects being mad scientists and tyrants who threatened to take over the world.

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